Bud Selig

Tyler Beede, the Giants' top pitching prospect, received a major signing bonus after the draft. Most minor leaguers aren't as fortunate. (John Minchillo/AP)

Minor leaguers deserve at least minimum wage

Minor leaguers don’t lead luxurious lives. They spend their lives on buses,…

 

Major League Baseball fans are at risk of being struck by foul balls and errant bats — like that of Chicago Cubs infielder Addison Russell — every time they attend a game. (Jeff Haynes/AP)

Waiting for a ballpark tragedy

The day was golden: no clouds, toasty sun, timely breezes as if…

 

At 28, three-time All-Star Buster Posey has reached an elite level among major league catchers. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Old man Buster

Sometime between his third World Series parade last autumn, his springtime anointment…

 

ESPN says it obtained notebook documenting Rose 1986 bets

BRISTOL, Conn. — ESPN says it obtained a notebook that shows Pete…

Jeff Roberson/APBud Selig is retiring as Major Leageue Baseball's commissioner.

Selig's imprint seen in Game 7 of World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For his final game as baseball commissioner, Bud…

Jeff Roberson/APBud Selig is retiring as Major Leageue Baseball's commissioner.

Selig forms committee on pace of game issues

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig expects to receive a recommendation in the next…

Ben Margot/APSince he became MLB’s acting commissioner in 1992 — he officially assumed office in 1998 — Bud Selig has overseen a work stoppage

It’s past time for Bud Selig to exit stage left

It's long been an axiom that voices of authority, no matter how…

Ben Margot/APSince he became MLB’s acting commissioner in 1992 — he officially assumed office in 1998 — Bud Selig has overseen a work stoppage
AP Photo/Ben MargotBaseball commissioner Bud Selig

Selig remains ‘frustrated’ that A’s stadium dilemma unresolved

OAKLAND -- Bud Selig will likely leave his tenure as baseball commissioner…

AP Photo/Ben MargotBaseball commissioner Bud Selig
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2005 AP file photoA's owner Lew Wolff will look to see if it's possible to build a new ballpark on the existing site of the A's longtime home

Wolff to consider A’s stadium at Coliseum site

MINNEAPOLIS — A’s owner Lew Wolff is willing to re-examine whether it…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2005 AP file photoA's owner Lew Wolff will look to see if it's possible to build a new ballpark on the existing site of the A's longtime home
AP Photo/Jeff ChiuOakland Athletics left fielder Brandon Moss (37) cannot catch a double hit by Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Oakland

Big trade positions A’s for deep postseason run

It was quite a holiday weekend for the A's. First, owner Lew…

AP Photo/Jeff ChiuOakland Athletics left fielder Brandon Moss (37) cannot catch a double hit by Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Oakland
Reinhold Matay/APBaseball Commissioner Bud Selig reportedly sent the A's a letter in June denying their request to relocate to San Jose.

Court records show MLB denied A's move to San Jose

SAN JOSE -- Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig formally informed the…

Reinhold Matay/APBaseball Commissioner Bud Selig reportedly sent the A's a letter in June denying their request to relocate to San Jose.
Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.

Selig says he will retire in January 2015

NEW YORK — Bud Selig said Thursday he plans to retire as…

Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.
AP Photo/Mike GrollMajor League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig checks his watch before a news conference following baseball meetings at the Otesaga Hotel on Thursday

MLB to expand instant replay in 2014

Calling it a historic moment, Commissioner Bud Selig said Thursday that Major…

AP Photo/Mike GrollMajor League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig checks his watch before a news conference following baseball meetings at the Otesaga Hotel on Thursday
Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.

Selig proud of baseball's anti-drug effort

MILWAUKEE — Commissioner Bud Selig defended baseball's fight against performance-enhancing drugs on…

Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.
ap photoThe addition of Mark Trumbo makes the Arizona Diamondbacks' lineup even more dangerous.

MLB commissioner Selig insists 'This sport is cleaner than ever'

NEW YORK — With his staff pursuing yet another investigation into performance-enhancing…

ap photoThe addition of Mark Trumbo makes the Arizona Diamondbacks' lineup even more dangerous.
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Sewage smell or not, don't expect new A's stadium anytime soon

Yes, the A's need a new park, but don't bet that it…

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A's pitcher Bartolo Colon becoming Bud Selig's worst nightmare

Bud Selig's worst nightmare is coming to life in a 40-year-old, 265-pound…

AP File PhotoSaying he hopes to keep the matter out of the courts

San Jose mayor seeks meeting with MLB chief Bud Selig

SAN JOSE — Saying he hopes to keep the matter out of…

AP File PhotoSaying he hopes to keep the matter out of the courts
Getty Images file photoThe Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun answers questions during a news conference after his 50-game suspension was overturned.

Braun case shows baseball in need of radical changes to drug policy

Major League Baseball has gone from one extreme to another on performance-enhancing…

Getty Images file photoThe Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun answers questions during a news conference after his 50-game suspension was overturned.
MLB commissioner Bud Selig said that it’s fine if a decision on the rights to San Jose takes a little longer.

Bud Selig deserves blame for Dodgers mess

Because Bud Selig ignored his professed guidelines, he and the sport he…

MLB commissioner Bud Selig said that it’s fine if a decision on the rights to San Jose takes a little longer.